July 26 2017
Sri Lankan soldiers and police officers have been deployed to help distribute fuel amid a strike by oil workers, reports Agence France-Presse.
Workers of the state-owned Ceylon Petroleum Corp. began an indefinite walkout on Monday evening to protest plans to sell stakes in government-controlled oil depots to India and China.
The government says the sale is needed to develop infrastructure. It wants to develop a disused World War II-era oil depot in the northeastern port of...
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